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Owen Smith nominated by 70 per cent of Labour MPs

Owen Smith Credit: PA

Owen Smith has been nominated by more than 70% of Labour MPs, and half of the Labour party's MEPs in his leadership bid.

Former leadership rival Angela Eagle, who pulled out of the contest, was among the 162 MPs who backed the former shadow work and pensions secretary.

Here it the full list of MPs who nominated Mr Smith:

  • Heidi Alexander
  • Rushanara Ali
  • Rosena Allin-Khan
  • Ian Austin
  • Adrian Bailey
  • Kevin Barron
  • Dame Margaret Beckett
  • Hilary Benn
  • Clive Betts
  • Roberta Blackman-Woods
  • Tom Blenkinsop
  • Paul Blomfield
  • Ben Bradshaw
  • Kevin Brennan
  • Lynn Brown
  • Karen Buck
  • Richard Burden
  • Chris Byrant
  • Liam Byrne
  • Ruth Cadbury
  • Jenny Chapman
  • Vernon Coaker
  • Ann Coffey
  • Julie Cooper
  • Yvette Cooper
  • Neil Coyle
  • Mary Creagh
  • Stella Creasy
  • Jon Cruddas
  • Judith Cummins
  • Alex Cunningham
  • Jim Cunningham
  • Nic Dakin
  • Wayne David
  • Gloria de Piero
  • Thangam Debbonaire
  • Stephen Doughty
  • Jim Dowd
  • Jack Dromey
  • Michael Dugher
  • Angela Eagle
  • Maria Eagle
  • Clive Efford
  • Julie Elliott
  • Louise Ellman
  • Chris Elmore
  • Bill Esterson
  • Chris Evans
  • Paul Farrelly
  • Jim Fitzpatrick
  • Rob Flello
  • Colleen Fletcher
  • Caroline Flint
  • Yvonne Fovargue
  • Vicky Foxcroft
  • Mike Gapes
  • Pat Glass
  • Mary Glindon
  • Roger Godsiff
  • Helen Goodman
  • Kate Green
  • Lilian Greenwood
  • Nia Griffith
  • Andrew Gwynn
  • Louise Haigh
  • David Hanson
  • Harriet Harman
  • Carolyn Harris
  • Helen Hayes
  • Sue Hayman
  • John Healey
  • Meg Hillier
  • Dame Margaret Hodge
  • Sharon Hodgson
  • Kate Hollern
  • George Howarth
  • Tristram Hunt
  • Rupa Huq
  • Dan Jarvis
  • Alan Johnson
  • Diana Johnson
  • Gerald Jones
  • Graham Jones
  • Helen Jones
  • Kevan Jones
  • Susan-Elan Jones
  • Mike Kane
  • Barbara Keeley
  • Liz Kendall
  • Stephen Kinnock
  • Peter Kyle
  • Chris Leslie
  • Emma Lewell-Buck
  • Ian Lucas
  • Holly Lynch
  • Justin Madders
  • Khalid Mahmood
  • Shabana Mahmood
  • Seema Malhotra
  • John Mann
  • Rob Marris
  • Steve McCabe
  • Chris Matheson
  • Kerry McCarthy
  • Siobhain McDonagh
  • Pat McFadden
  • Conor McGinn
  • Alison McGovern
  • Liz McInnes
  • Catherine McKinnell
  • Jim McMahon
  • Ed Miliband
  • Madeleine Moon
  • Jessica Morden
  • Ian Murray
  • Lisa Nandy
  • Melanie Onn
  • Chi Onwurah
  • Albert Owen
  • Theresa Pearce
  • Matthew Pennycook
  • Toby Perkins
  • Jess Phillips
  • Bridget Phillipson
  • Stephen Pound
  • Lucy Powell
  • Jamie Reed
  • Steve Reed
  • Christina Rees
  • Rachel Reeves
  • Emma Reynolds
  • Jonathan Reynolds
  • Marie Rimmer
  • Joan Ryan
  • Barry Sheerman
  • Paula Sheriff
  • Gavin Shuker
  • Andy Slaughter
  • Ruth Smeeth
  • Andrew Smith
  • Angela Smith
  • Jeff Smith
  • Nick Smith
  • Owen Smith
  • John Spellar
  • Sir Keir Starmer
  • Jo Stevens
  • Wes Streeting
  • Karin Smyth
  • Gareth Thomas
  • Nick Thomas-Symonds
  • Stephen Timms
  • Anna Turley
  • Karl Turner
  • Stephen Twigg
  • Chuka Umunna
  • Keith Vaz
  • Alan Whitehead
  • Phil Wilson
  • John Woodcock
  • Iain Wright
  • Daniel Zeichner
Owen Smith is the sole challenger to Jeremy Corbyn for Labour leader Credit: Reuters

The following MEPs nominated Mr Smith:

  • Paul Brannen
  • Richard Corbett
  • Seb Dance
  • Theresa Griffin
  • Richard Howitt
  • David Martin
  • Linda McAvan
  • Catherine Stihler
  • Derek Vaughan
  • Dame Glenis Willmott